Proud moment for nation: PM Modi on launch of 104 satellites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed on Wednesday scientists for the successful launch of 104 satellites on board a single rocket from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

india Updated: Feb 15, 2017 17:15 IST
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ISRO Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) is seen after launch at Sriharikota.(AFP Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed on Wednesday scientists for the successful launch of 104 satellites on board a single rocket from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar said at the mission control centre at Sriharikota that the Prime Minister has congratulated the space agency team for the successful launch.

“Congratulations to @isro for the successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites!,” the Prime Minister said in a tweet.

“This remarkable feat by @isro is yet another proud moment for our space scientific community and the nation. India salutes our scientists,” he said.

Indian Space Research Agency this morning successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.

First Published: Feb 15, 2017 12:38 IST